Overnight Wine and Cheese Strata

Total Time
1hr 25mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 55 mins

Pour egg mixture over layers in dish. The egg mixture will soak into the bread overnight.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cut off and discard crusty ends of bread. Tear rest of loaf into bite size chunks. Arrange bread snugly in a heavily greased 13 x 9 x 2 inch baking dish. Set aside.
  2. Cook mushrooms, 1 ½ teaspoons fresh oregano, and ¼ teaspoon pepper in butter in a large skillet over medium high heat, stirring constantly, until mushrooms are tender. Sprinkle mushroom mixture over bread. Pour white wine over mushroom mixture. Sprinkle with ham and next 3 ingredients.
  3. Combine eggs and next 4 ingredients. Beat with a wire whisk until blended. Pour egg mixture over layers in dish. Cover and chill 8 hours.
  4. Bake strata, covered, at 350°F for 45 to 50 minutes. Remove from oven, and spread with sour cream. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Broil 4 inches from heat with electric oven door partially opened 2 to 3 minutes or until lightly browned. Garnish, if desired. Serve hot. 8 servings.
  5. NOTE: If you’d like to omit the wine in this rich brunch dish, substitute 2/3 cup milk.
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